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As above ^
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Three Men in a Boat So good. Lighthearted and funny. Just read the first few pages and you'll probably want to keep reading.
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there's loads. i cant acc have one fave only😂
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A Farewell to Arms is one of my favorite books. But some books are a little heavy reading. I enjoy entertainments, and Graham Greene has always been my favorite writer. He sort of had a little of everything. He could write serious stuff, entertaining stuff and funny stuff. And sometimes he was very sharp in his analysis. At the beginning of his novel The Comedians, a failed US presidential candidate travels to the third world country of Haiti to promote vegitarianism. Anyone who knows something about the third world knows that meat is a luxury, and that any attempt to promote vegitarianism is absurd and insane. There were lots of very sharp observations and political analyses in most of his books.

Most of the time, however, I prefer an Alistair MacLean story or perhaps some old Ken Follett yarn, before he became a megalomaniac and wanted to write tedious "epic" chronicles. For some bizarre reason, I love a novel he wrote about a sea plane traveling to the US from Europe at the start of WWII.

Other favorites are Robert E. Howard and Ambrose Beirce.

I also think that John Irving should receive the Nobel prize for literature. He has a unique style, and his best works are masterpieces. But I did not enjoy a marriage novel he wrote once. But who is perfect? Is there any writer in history? Long term, however, the Nobel prize should shift attention away from English and European languages towards the many large and unexplored languages in the periphery of global culture. That is the only way that the prize can remain relevant.
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So many, i do rather love Master and Margarita though
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(Original post by Idk tbh)
As above ^
i like the harry potters
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when life takes a turn written by drako c
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One Hundred Years of Solitude

The magic realism mesmerized me so much, as if I thought I have been there, in Macondo. Best writing I have read. Marquez another well known book, Love In Times of Cholera, is recommendable too!
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Summer Bird Blue, Starfish, Educated, Jane Eyre, Radio Silence, The Poppy War
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The Celestine Prophecy - James Redfield
The Portable Door - Tom Holt
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my dark Vanessa by Elizabeth Russel
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my dark Vanessa by Elizabeth Russel
I guess I'm the one person who did not like that
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I guess I'm the one person who did not like that
lol im sure there are many people who feel the same way as you haha
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lol im sure there are many people who feel the same way as you haha
No that book has glowing reviews everywhere, I think I'd like it if I read it when I'm older
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No that book has glowing reviews everywhere, I think I'd like it if I read it when I'm older
fair enough
how old were you when you read it, like late teens or ?... (If you don't mind me asking)
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fair enough
how old were you when you read it, like late teens or ?... (If you don't mind me asking)
I think I read it early this year so 17 but if I read it last year 16
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It's definitely either A Tale of Two Cities, or Crime and Punishment.

I'm currently reading Don Quixote, but I don't like it as much.
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Erm
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I think I read it early this year so 17 but if I read it last year 16
oh I was 16 too
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Anne of Green Gables
Little Women
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